Day of the Dead Quest SheetsNombresGumersindo Bentley y Cristina Coleman Clase ESP3Periodo 1Day of the Dead Quest SheetOctavio Paz writes the Mexican has no problems with death that he "... chases after it, mocks it, courtsit, hugs it, sleeps with it, it is his favorite plaything and his most lasting love." In your opinion, how isthis idea similar to or different from our "United States" view on death?We don’t take death all too seriously until we experience it through a family member or friend’s death.When is All Saints Day and All Souls Day celebrated?1 & 2 of November Even though each region in Mexico celebrates Day of the Dead differently, what are things that theydo have in common.Colorful decorations, exciting reunions, special foods, and altars and religious rites.November 1 is reserved to remember dead children and babies.November 2 is reserved to remember deceased adults and older people.From mid-October to the first week in November, what are some of the items markets and shops stockup on?Macabre toys, paper cut-outs, wreaths, crosses and crucifixes, candles, seasonal flowers.List 5 edible goodies enjoyed on Day of the Dead.Skulls, coffins, pan de muerto, animas (souls), offerings to the dead. What are some things that are used to create an altar?Pictures, flowers, the dead’s favorite foods, candles, etc.What occurs on November 2?All Souls’ Day- the remembrance of deceased adults.How do Aztecs view death?“souls exist after death in Mictlan, the land of the dead.”
In Mixquic, what takes place to celebrate Day of the Dead?Candlelight vigils, foods, and toys to lure spirits to the family. On November 1 at 2 p.m. families sing LaLlorada. At midnight, the bells toll to call souls home.Food Quest SheetNombre ________________________ Clase _________ Periodo ____ Who is la Catrina?The character symbol of death, dressed in a nice dress, usually.What are some foods that are made during Day of the Dead?Pan de muerto, fruit mixes, vegetable trays, mescal and pulque, chocolate. What are the different types of Pan de Muertos or Bread of the Dead?Pan de Yema.What do children love to eat?Sugar skulls and chocolate.What is the purpose of having a glass of water at the altar?So the dead will have something to drink. It’s a special offering.In your own words, describe the cemeteries in Mexico? What do you like or dislike about the cemeterydecorations?It smells like flowers. Candles are all over the cemetery and altars are in front of tombstones. I think it’sbeautiful, unlike any celebration I’ve seen.Look at the two recipes along the right side of the page. Would you eat either one of these recipes?What do you like and do not like about each?I would eat the Pan de Muerto. I would not eat the candy, because I dislike some candy.Nombre_____________________Clase __________ Periodo ________ Wordplay Quest Sheet
Unscramble the vocabulary word, then using the glossary, write the definition. 1. avlasecrCalaveras 2. oelmmole 3. lpoalicCopalli 4. otlaeAtole 5. gatnielsoangelitos 6. taceraCareta 7. acavlerCalavera 8. fodraenOfrenda 9. qfelnaieualfenique 10. apnedoslermtusoPan de los Muertos 11. zpamchtcleuiCempazuchitlDefinitions 1. songs and poems about the festival 2. Thick sauce made of a variety of ingredients. 3. Scented resin to make incense. 4. Ancient drink made from corn meal and water. 5. Little angels, dead children. 6. Mask worn by dancers to scare away the dead after festivities. 7. Skull, slang for ‘daredevil’. 8. Offering to the dead. 9. A special confection used to fashion sugar skulls, fruits, and other figures. 10. Bread of the Dead 11. Yellow marigold, the symbol of death.
Day of the Deadvs.Halloween - Celtic- Hispanic - Oct 31- Nov 1 & 2 - Originally to scare away- Honors the dead - Candies for the spirits and ghosts of- Candles, altars, and flowers kids. - Celebrated dead.- Calaveras (Stories and songs) at night - Spooky decorations and- La Catrina - Dressing up Jack o’ lanterns in costumes. - Pranks - Witches, goblins, and - Superstitions monsters. - Scary stories